Category Archives: Native Plant

There Will be Birds

I’m psyched because for the first year, my Red-Twig Dogwood have berries! Thank you little pollinators! Because of the awesome bees, butterflies, and wasps, my Dogwood shrubs will have berries for the birds in the fall. Happy Pollinator Week!

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What to Plant?

I sometimes struggle with trying to determine what plants are appropriate for my yard and what isn’t. Is the species native? Is the species invasive? Will the plant tolerate wet soil? In order to pick the best, most appropriate plants, … Continue reading

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I will receive two Spicebush (Lindera benzoin) from the Fairfax County native plant sale this year. I’ve been wanting one because it sounded interesting, but I didn’t know how useful it could be. Check out the short piece in the … Continue reading

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